|DUFFY'S TAVERN TV SHOW|
This 1954 episode is entitled "Archie's singing contest" and stars Ed Gardner
Keywords: duffys tavern; ed gardner
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|Duffy's Tavern - Ed Gardner, Abe Burrows|
"Hullo, Duffy's Tavern, where the elite meet to eat, Archie the manager speaking, Duffy ain't here---oh, hullo, Duffy . . . " It may have been the most familiar stock opening line in the history of old-time radio comedy. The famous radio dive was one of those old-time radio birds that was at once a popular hit and a show onto which some of the biggest, or at least the most prestigious entertainers (including but not limited to Fred Allen and a few of his "Allen's Alley" demimonde, Clifton Fadima...
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; old-time radio; Ed Gardner
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|Duffy's Tavern 45 12 21 The Cast Does ' A Christmas Carol'|
Finnegan is worried that there ain't no Santa Claus. Archie hosts a Christmas show at the tavern, including music, poetry, and their version of A Christmas Carol.
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; Ed Gardner; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Sealtest Variety Theater 49 01 06 Guests Cornel Wilde And Ed Gardner|
Cornel Wilde joins Dorothy in a skit about a magazine editor and a very persistent writer. Dorothy visits Duffy's Tavern where Archie tries to get a singing job on Dorothy's show.
Keywords: Sealtest Variety Theater; Dorothy Lamour; Ed Gardner; Cornel Wilde; Comedy; Variety; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Duffy's Tavern 49 03 16 Spike Mc Guirk, The Bully With Sheldon Leonard|
While Archie brags about how he single handedly broke up a bar fight, a tough customer insults him, so Archie has to fight him to prove he's no a coward.
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; Ed Gardner; Sheldo Leonard; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Duffy's Tavern 45 09 28 Guest Deems Taylor|
Archie has written a new opera hoping Hollywood will recognize his talents. Archie has invited composer and music critic Deems Taylor to see his opera called "Salami, Where She Hung".
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; Deems Taylor; Ed Gardner; Alan Reed; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Duffy's Tavern 46 12 18 The Raffle With Joan Bennett|
Joan Bennett visits the tavern to help Archie raffle off a phony diamond tiara, and a kiss from Joan, to help needy families for Christmas.
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; Ed Gardner; Joan Bennett; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Duffy's Tavern 45 04 27 Fish And Fantasy Guest John Garfield|
To compete against another bar, Archie plans to start a theater group at the tavern featuring his own original plays, and get John Garfield to join in.
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; Ed Gardner; John Garfield; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Duffy's Tavern 47 01 22 Mrs Nussbaum And John J Anthony|
Marriage counselor John J Anthony visits the tavern to find Mrs Nussbaum in need of his services, after falling in love with Finnegan.
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; Ed Gardner; Mrs Nussbaum; John J Anthony; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Duffy's Tavern 44 05 02 Archie Tries To Get A Girl For Dennis Day|
Dennis Day is joining the Navy, so Archie tries to get a couple of girls so he can take Dennis out on the town for a last fling.
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; Ed Gardner; Dennis Day; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Duffy's Tavern 50 12 22 Charles Coburn Plays Santa Claus|
Archie needs a Santa for the tavern's Christmas party, and convinces Charles Coburn to act the part.
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; Charles; Coburn; Ed Gardner; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Duffy's Tavern 44 12 22 Christmas Program With Monty Woolley|
Duffy tries hard to convince Monty Woolley to play Santa for the Tavern's Christmas party.
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; Ed Gardner; Monty Woolley; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Duffy's Tavern 44 04 25 Crosby And Hope ( Bob Crosby & Delores Hope)|
Duffy plans to do a radio show from the tavern with Dolores Hope and Bob Crosby, hoping they will bring along husband Bob and brother Bing.
Keywords: Duffy's Tavern; Ed Gardner; Bob Crosby; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR; Dolores Hope
|The Big Show 50 11 26 Fred Allen, Ed Wynn, Jack Carson|
Fred and Tallulah perform a Breakfast Radio Show sketch. Fred tries to teach Tallulah how to become a success in radio. Tallulah does a monologue about a woman calling a man for date. The whole cast gets to go to Duffy's Tavern, when Tallulah's blind date turns out to be Archie the manager. Ed Wynn explains the opera "Carmen".
Keywords: The Big Show; Tallulah Bankhead; Fred Allen; Ed Wynn; Ed Gardner; Comedy; Variety; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Command Performance 42 03 13 Kate Smith, Henny Youngman, Robert Benchley|
Kate Smith sings "How About You?". Henny Youngman tells a number of quick jokes. Barry Wood sings "It's Going To Be A Great Day". Ed Gardner does a routine as Archie of Duffy's Tavern about a pitcher with two heads. The studio audience sings "Keep The Home Fires Burning". Ted Husing gives the sports news. Robert Benchley discusses the facts of life.
Keywords: Command Performance; Kate Smith; Henny Youngman; Ed Gardner; Robert Benchley; Music; Comedy; Variety; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Command Performance 43 12 25 Christmas Special|
Bob Hope is the Master of Ceremonies for this special Christmas broadcast, with Dinah Shore, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Jimmy Durante, Ed Gardner, Frances Langford, Ginny Simms, Merwyn Bogue, Kay Kyser and His Orchestra, and many others. Special messages to the troops from Washington, from Army Chief of Staff General George Marshall, Secretary Of The Navy Frank Knox, and the Secretary Of War Henry Stimson.
Keywords: Command Performance; Bob Hope; Dinah Shore; Jack Benny; Fred Allen; Ed Gardner; Jimmy Durante; Comedy; Variety; Old Time Radio; OTR